Increase coverage with device protection
If you buy a Pixel XL, Pixel, Nexus 5X or Nexus 6P, when you sign up for Project Fi, you can add Project Fi device protection for coverage in addition to your device’s standard 1-year manufacturer’s warranty.
What Project Fi device protection coversAccidental damage
Cost of Project Fi device protection
You’ll be charged the following for Project Fi device protection:
- $5/month per device
The following deductible will apply to approved claims that result in replacements:
- $79 deductible for Pixel
- $99 deductible for Pixel XL
- $69 deductible for Nexus 5X
- $99 deductible for Nexus 6P
Your replacement device will ship as early as the next business day.
Add Project Fi device protection
To enroll in Project Fi device protection, you must purchase your phone through Project Fi. You can add device protection when you purchase a phone or within 30 days of the phone’s shipment:
To enroll in device protection when you purchase a new phone through Project Fi:
- Select the device protection option and complete your purchase.
- Activate Project Fi service within 30 days of the phone’s shipment.
In your first statement, you’ll see a prorated charge for device protection starting from your phone’s shipment date to your statement date and a charge for the next month of coverage.
If Project Fi service is activated within 30 days of when the new device shipped and a claim has been filed, your first monthly statement following checkout will contain a prorated charge for device protection coverage from the device’s date of shipment to the date of the statement, plus the cost of device protection for the following month and the applicable deductible for the covered claim.
If you purchase device protection but don’t activate Project Fi service within 30 days of the phone’s shipment
- If you have not filed a claim, your device protection will be automatically canceled and you won’t be charged for it.
- If you have an approved claim with a device issued during this period, you’ll be charged the deductible for the claim and a prorated amount for the device protection coverage for this period. After this period, you’ll no longer have device protection.
If you didn't enroll in device protection when you purchased your phone through Project Fi, you can still enroll within 30 days of the day your phone shipped. Here's how:
- If you’re new to Project Fi, make sure Project Fi service is activated.
- On the Project Fi website, go to Your plan.
- Select the device that you would like to enroll.
- Under "Device protection," select Enroll. On the next screen, select Enroll again.
- Once you’ve enrolled, your coverage extends back to the date the phone shipped. (To see your phone's ship date, go to your order history in the Google Store.)
In your first statement, you’ll see a prorated charge for device protection covering your first month starting from the day your phone was shipped to your statement date and a charge for the next month of coverage.
For phones bought on Google Store or elsewhere
If you purchase a phone on the Google Store, you can’t enroll in Project Fi device protection but you can add device protection from Google Store. Learn about the differences between device protection from Project Fi and Google Store.
If you purchase a phone elsewhere, you won’t be able to enroll it in device protection from Project Fi or Google Store. Device protection is not transferrable to another device.
More info on Project Fi device protectionDevice protection for a group plan
When you're part of a Project Fi group plan, your device protection cost and coverage are the same as those for individual plans. When invited to be part of a group plan, if the group owner purchases a phone for you during the sign-up process they can add device protection at that time. If the group owner purchases your phone and adds device protection, the group owner will be the contract holder and may file claims and also cancel or modify device protection coverage. If you purchase a phone as a group member, you will not be able to enroll it in device protection.
When joining a group plan, if you already have a Project Fi account and are enrolled in device protection coverage, you can keep your existing coverage. You will remain the contract holder for your coverage but the group owner will be responsible for making payments for your coverage. The group owner does not have the right to request cancellation or modify your device protection plan. However, active device protection coverage is contingent on receipt of payments. If a group owner does not wish to pay for device protection coverage belonging to a member, the owner will have to contact the member to have them cancel their coverage.
When leaving a group plan, if you have device protection coverage under your name (carried over from when you joined the group), then you will have the option to continue enrollment in another Fi account by joining another group plan or signing up for a new individual plan. Otherwise, device protection coverage will be discontinued once you leave Project Fi. If you are currently using a device that a group owner has enrolled in device protection, then the group owner will continue coverage with the option to cancel at any time.
A group owner is responsible for making payments for all group member charges, including charges for device protection coverage and deductibles.
We’ve partnered with Assurant to offer device protection. When you enroll a device in device protection, Assurant will receive information about your device, your email address, and your service address.
Device protection coverage is provided by Federal Warranty Service Corporation in all states except CA-Sureway, Inc.; FL-United Service Protection Inc.; and OK-Assurant Service Protection, Inc. These companies operate under the trade name Assurant.